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4 Tips for Your Best Dental Cleaning Ever

Making time twice a year for a dental cleaning is one of the best things you can do for your smile. Cleanings are the only way to remove tartar from your teeth. Tartar, plaque that hardens on your teeth over time, is the perfect host for the bacteria that causes tooth decay and gum disease….

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Try Tooth Brushing Tips to Improve Your Oral Health (Video)

You brush your teeth every day, so you figure you know how to do it right. Well, maybe. Truth is, most of us could improve our brushing technique! Watch this video from the American Dental Association for some good tooth brushing tips. We’re also happy to demonstrate the proper way to brush teeth during your…

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Do You Need Dental Sedation? (Quiz)

We never want you to feel nervous at the dentist – and with dental sedation, you won’t. Sedation isn’t just for calming nerves. It also makes it easier to undergo a lengthy procedure or to get multiple procedures during a single appointment. At our Mobile, AL dentist office you can choose from two safe forms…

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Pregnant? Dental Health Is a Big Deal (Video)

If you’re pregnant, dental health is a big deal for both you and your unborn child. Your hormones are causing lots of changes in your body – including your mouth. For example, pregnant women are prone to a condition called pregnancy gingivitis. Dr. James Whatley will examine you and advise you on how to care…

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Try Tooth Brushing Tips to Improve Your Oral Health (Video)

You brush your teeth every day, so you figure you know how to do it right. Well, maybe. Truth is, most of us could improve our brushing technique! Watch this video from the American Dental Association for some good tooth brushing tips. We’re also happy to demonstrate the proper way to brush teeth during your…

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Do You Need Root Canal Therapy? (Infographic)

Dental discomfort is always a good reason to see us at Alabama Family Dental. If your tooth hurts, call our Mobile, AL dentist office at 251-241-0890 ASAP. There are many reasons for pain, one of which is an infected tooth. If you’ve got an infected tooth, you’ll need root canal therapy. Fortunately, we use patient-friendly…

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Your Comfort Is Important to Us (Video)

A skilled doctor is one of the most important things you look for when choosing a dental practice, but it isn’t the only thing. Another important thing is comfort. Your comfort is important to us at Alabama Family Dental, which is one reason we’ve earned the Lagniappe Reader’s Choice Award for Best Dentist in Mobile….

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Help Us Give You a Great Dental Checkup

We do lots of things at Alabama Family Dental to give you a great dental checkup. We offer you a “comfort menu” to find out how we can best keep you relaxed while you’re in our chair. We use patient-friendly technology like digital X-rays and an intraoral camera to examine you with a minimal amount…

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Can You Get Fluoride in Bottled Water? (Video)

Fluoride is one of our most valuable tools to fight tooth decay. We often recommend fluoride treatments for children and other folks prone to cavities. It’s a fast, easy, and pain-free way to improve oral health. Fluoride in bottled water is another easy way to get added protection against cavities. As this video from the…

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Enjoy Benefits of Dental Implant Dentures (Infographic)

There are many benefits of dental implant dentures that you simply can’t enjoy with traditional dentures. Unlike dentures that sit on your gums, dental implant dentures are securely attached to implants that are embedded in your jawbone. Among other things, this means you’ll be able to get rid of denture adhesive because you won’t need…

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